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Longtime columnist Dale Huffman will speak this evening as part of the 5th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture series. Program begins at 7 pm. in the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library at Wright State University. Free and open to the public.

The 40th Annual Ohio Mini-CANvention is a huge breweriana show for selling, buying or trading beer related items. It includes ANYTHING such as cans, signs, coasters, bottle caps, clothing, server aprons, kegs, tap knobs, bottles, labels, name it! The show is Friday and Saturday at the Eintracht Singing Society.

Remember the famous movie Rebel Without A Cause? This is probably James Dean's most iconic role. You can see it tonight and this weekend at The Victoria. They are doing the Cool Film Series now starting with Rebel Without A Cause.

Lots of things going on for our last weekend of June!

Hillary Rodham Clinton will be at Books & Co. tonight at 7 pm to sign her book, Hard Choices. The memoir is an account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State.

The DeWeese Ridgecrest Garden Showcase, Art Show and Tea is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ten gardens in Dayton's DeWeese Ridgecrest neighborhood will be on the tour.

The Oregon Historic District Society is also having its annual Garden Tour of nine distinctive private gardens on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is a rich mix of historic and contemporary homes, with architecture ranging from the mid-1800s to modern.

The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating is going on now through Sunday. This is their 21st annual event, and it is at Eastwood Park.

The St. Anne's Hill Historic Society is presenting their Home & Garden Tour. It will include a variety of unique gardens, galleries, and parks along the charming Victorian-era streets in Dayton's St. Anne's Hill Historic District. It is this evening and Saturday.

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You can explore, create, and stay out late. The beginning of every month starts with a bang in downtown Dayton. First Friday is a free art hop event held from 5 to 10 p.m. in several locations throughout downtown.

And on First Friday the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors will open an exhibit of the work of five emerging local artists. Opening reception is 5 to 8 Friday. The show runs through June 30.

The Dayton Art Institute takes you back to high school for the Prime Time Prom tonight, 7-11pm. Dress up and relive your high school glories (or create the prom experience you never had). Go elegant or go garish, just make sure you don't miss this unforgettable grownup prom!

SMAG Dance Collective's Spring Fling is on Saturday, at 4 and 8pm at Dayton Playhouse! Spring Fling is purely devoted to the art of dance; challenging, physical, dynamic and insightful works are performed. This season's concert features the work of many of Dayton's OWN.

Dayton Hamvention: The Future of Ham Radio, it’s going on right now until Sunday.

Out-of-this-world activities - and perhaps even some "extra-terrestrials" - await you in the Air Force Museum during Space Fest on Friday and Saturday.